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Victims of Other Abuse

Have you been harmed by violence or a crime? Get help.

If you have experienced any form of crime and abuse we are here for you.

Safe Horizon offers services across all five boroughs. Every day, we assist victims of all types of crime and abuse including: robbery, assault, harassment, elder abuse, gang violence, and community violence.

Signs of Abuse

Crime and abuse can affect your physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Recovering from crime and abuse takes time. What you experience and how you heal differs for everyone. Here are some common effects of crime and abuse.

Physical effects can include:

  • Serious pain and injuries
  • Broken bones and bruises
  • Headaches
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Changes in eating and sleeping patterns
  • Experience being startled easily or a racing heartbeat

Emotional effects can include:

  • Feelings of anxiety, fear, confusion, anger, hopelessness, shame, and nervousness
  • Experience distrust of others
  • Intrusive memories
  • Nightmares
  • Strained relationships

Financial effects can include:

  • Loss of employment
  • Loss of wages due to injury or time off to get the help you need
  • Lost or damaged property
  • Medical and counseling expenses

If you or someone you know has been a victim of any crime or abuse, we can help you address the physical, emotional, and financial effects.

Survivor Story

When Suzanne was afraid for her and her family's safety, our court programs were there to help.
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Our Programs


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Community Programs

Find the guidance and resources you want and need.

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Criminal Court Programs

We help victims of crime or violence navigate the criminal justice system

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Family Justice Centers

One-stop center for victims.

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Immigration Law Project

Legal help for immigrants.

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Counseling Center

Help to overcome the impact of abuse.

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Crime Victim Assistance Program

Safe Horizon is now in 26 Police Precincts across the city of New York. We can provide assistance to and advocate for victims of crime.

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